Vineyard Hand

Marlborough

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Company: FROMM Winery

Type:Permanent

Uploaded: 04 December 2018

Closes: 04 January 2019

FROMM Winery, Blenheim

Vineyard Operator

Starting date: as soon as possible or in June/July 2019

FROMM Winery is a small, family-owned, organic vineyard and winery in Marlborough. Founded in 1992, we make premium Pinot Noir, Syrah, Malbec, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Chenin Blanc, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. We are currently seeking a person to join our small team.

Assisting with day-to-day vineyard operations, onsite bottling and packaging of wine, the role would best suit a candidate with an interest in the entire annual cycle of a vineyard. The successful applicant will have previous vineyard experience and some history operating tractors and machinery.

Duties to include:

  • Day-to-day vineyard maintenance and ground work.
  • Machinery operations, including mowing, spraying, cultivation, trimming and net work.
  • Basic mechanical repair, maintenance and servicing of equipment.
  • Periodic supervision of casual labour.
  • Harvest operations.
  • Winter pruning.
  • Assisting in bottling and labelling.
  • Receival of winery and vineyard dry goods.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Basic mechanical knowledge and ability to undertake simple repair and maintenance.
  • The ability to work unsupervised.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours in order to meet operational and seasonal demands as required.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work within a small team.
  • Current driver’s license and own transport.
  • Forklift license and Growsafe Certificate an advantage.

Please send your Application to: Stephan@frommwinery.co.nz or apply via the button above.

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

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